FDEM encourages beachgoers to check surf conditions

Posted at 5:35 PM, Aug 31, 2014
and last updated 2014-08-31 17:35:00-04

Tallahassee, Fla. (WTXL) - The Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) is reminding beachgoers to check the surf conditions this weekend.  

When red flags are flying, swimming in Florida’s coastal waters can be dangerous. Officials suggest that before you leave for the beach, check the latest National Weather Service forecast at for local beach conditions.

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